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Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, Pennsylvania General Assembly

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The Legislative Budget and Finance Committee is a joint legislative service agency of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

Per the Senate and House Rules, joint committees of the Pennsylvania General Assembly are assigned by the President Pro Tempore and by the Speaker of the House. Vacancies in the joint committees are filled by the President Pro Tempore and by the Speaker.[1][2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Resolution 3
DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Resolution 1

Function

As set forth in the LBFC's enabling legislation, Act 195 of 1959, as amended, 46 P.S. §§70.1-70.6, the Committee is to conduct studies and make recommendations aimed at eliminating unnecessary expenditures; promoting economy in the government of the Commonwealth; and assuring that state funds are being expended in accordance with legislative intent and law. To carry out these mandates, the LBFC is authorized to conduct a wide range of research activities pertaining to the operation and performance of state-funded programs and agencies.[3][4]

Members

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2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Legislative Budget and Finance Senate Members, 2015
Democratic members (3)Republican members (3)
James Brewster, Vice-ChairBob Mensch, Chair
Christine TartaglioneThomas McGarrigle
John WozniakMichele Brooks


Legislative Budget and Finance House Members, 2015
Democratic members (2)Republican members (3)
Dwight EvansRobert Godshall, Secretary
Jake Wheatley, Jr.Stephen Barrar
Jim Christiana

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

2011-2012

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